Climbing


Getting Started in Bouldering: What You Need to Know

April 26, 2019

Bouldering is a discipline within climbing that develops stamina, finger strength and combining maneuvers to solve climbing routes. Most important, bouldering is done without safety harnesses or rope, and thus, it is done usually within 20 feet of the ground with crash pads on the ground to soften a fall. Although bouldering started out as […]

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Rock Climber Gift Ideas: 5 for the Rock Climber in Your Life

April 2, 2019

Rock climbing is great exercise and an incredible adrenaline rush. Here are five equipment essentials you can give as gifts to a rock climber. But not only rock climbers need these essentials; anyone who does tree work or rappels to work on boats or wash windows needs the same good equipment. Remember, there are risks […]

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The Ultimate Rock Climbing Guide For Beginners

January 16, 2019

Rock climbing is one of the best activities you can take part in if you’re looking for fun, fitness and a boost of adrenaline. Although rock climbing is often viewed as a sport for daredevils, it can be enjoyed by just about anyone. Please continue reading to learn the Climbing Guide for beginners. We’ve compiled […]

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4 Rock Climbing Destinations to Check Out in the Future

November 14, 2018

Climbers like the fall because the heat and humidity are gone. What’s more, the great rock climbing destinations in the United States usually come with great views as the leaves change color. While the trees are still colorful and the weather is still decent, here are some classic climbing areas around the U.S. you’ll want […]

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5 Outdoor Adventures To Go On This Summer

August 13, 2018

Many people love summer because that’s when they plan family vacations. But you don’t have to wait for extended time off from work to enjoy many of summer’s best hobbies and outdoor adventures. So before you let yourself settle into doing the same old summer activities you do every season, why not consider some new […]

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Your Ape Index And Other Measurements For Climbing

July 16, 2018

Climbing requires you to pay attention to your gear. But gear is only one part of the climbing experience. Fitness, of course, is one area where you can make changes that affect your experience. But there are a couple other factors that you don’t have as much control over, yet they are important things to […]

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4 Thrill-Seeking Winter Sports You’ll Want To Try

January 23, 2018

With Tampa Bay’s beautiful weather and plentiful sunshine it might seem laughable to go anywhere else for adventure. However, there are a number of sports you can only experience by heading into the cold. Winter is one of the best times to engage in blood-pumping activities you may otherwise never try. So grab your adventure […]

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Rock Climbing Techniques for Beginners

July 19, 2016

Rock climbing continues to increase in popularity in the United States. Climbing Business Journal reported that the number of indoor climbing gyms increased by 10 percent in 2015. And though many people get started climbing indoors, it doesn’t take long for the pull of the outdoors to take hold. But before you don your harness […]

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How to Choose Climbing Gear

June 29, 2016

Some outdoor enthusiasts are looking for more exhilarating ways to enjoy nature and improve their fitness at the same time. Sport climbing answers the call on both counts. According to an Outdoor Foundation study in 2014, about 5 million Americans participated in sport climbing, which includes both indoor and outdoor climbing. Though many in that […]

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Essential Climbing Gear

April 13, 2015

Essential Climbing Gear While recreational climbing in the Tampa Bay region may be mostly confined to rock walls and climbing gyms, there are still a multitude of uses for climbing gear. Such gear can be used for maintaining and working on sailboats, window washing, stage production work and tree work, to name a few. But […]

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